8 days in Turkey Itinerary

8 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul
— 5 nights
2
Pamukkale
— 2 nights

5
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Istanbul. In August, daytime highs in Istanbul are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Pamukkale

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, thencontemplate the long history of Hierapolis, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Kaklik Cave.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Pamukkale online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Pamukkale takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Balloon Rides
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis

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